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  Legislation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Legislation (or "statutory law") is law which has been promulgated (or "enacted") by a legislature or other governing body.
Legislation can also be created at provincial and local levels of government (which have their own legislatures), where separation of powers may be less formal and complete.
The record of events and public statements of legislators that explain the reasons for the law and it's expected meaning are called "legislative history".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Legislation   (587 words)

 Legislation - Wex
Legislation refers to the preparation and enactment of laws by a legislative body through its lawmaking process.
The legislative process includes evaluating, amending, and voting on proposed laws and is concerned with the words used in the bill to communicate the values, judgments, and purposes of the proposal.
Legislators also receive proposals from the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (http://www.nccusl.org/Update/); a conference of 250 lawyers appointed by governors to represent the states.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/legislation.html   (530 words)

 U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home
Appropriations Legislation for Fiscal Year 2006 tracks the legislative progress of bills for the next fiscal year.
Active Legislation is a list of current bills, arranged by subject, that have been receiving legislative or media attention.
The THOMAS legislative information system provides search options for finding bill texts and legislative histories from 1973 (93rd Congress) to the present.
www.senate.gov /pagelayout/legislative/g_three_sections_with_teasers/legislative_home.htm   (326 words)

 Nunavut Legislation Gateway - Law Library - Nunavut Court of Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These powers were exercised in packages of "Division Legislation" which received Royal Assent December 9th, 1998 (6th Session of the 13th Legislative Assembly) and March 29th, 1999 (7th Session of the 13th Legislative Assembly).
Legislation Division is pleased to announce the launch of the new Department of Justice and Legislation Division websites.
Legislation Division will continually add new material to the Website in an effort towards providing more public access to the laws of Nunavut.
www.nunavutcourtofjustice.ca /library   (399 words)

 Full-text state statutes and legislation on the Internet
Codes, legislation There is an option to show all versions of a bill in a tabbed view.
Legislation, session laws For session laws, don't choose the link labeled "Session Laws"--it will take you to laws that are over 200 years old.
Constitution, statutes, legislation, session laws The Constitution text is part of the statute database.
www.prairienet.org /~scruffy/f.htm   (1206 words)

 OPSI - Legislation
Prior to 1988, legislation is only available in its original print format and is not available on this website.
Users should therefore verify for themselves whether legislation is in force or whether it has been amended or repealed by subsequent legislation.
To browse through legislation use the navigation menu on the left side of the page and click on the area of legislation that is of interest to you.
www.opsi.gov.uk /legislation   (375 words)

To search through the UK legislation provided on this website you can either use the Search feature located at the top of each page, or click on Advanced Search button for a more specific search.
Information about legislation in progress is also available.
Printed copies of legislation may be obtained from the supplier of official publications.
www.opsi.gov.uk /legislation/about_legislation.htm   (352 words)

 Northern Territory Legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This database is the result of the combined efforts of the Office of the Parliamentary Counsel, the Legislative Assembly, the Department of Justice (formerly the Attorney-General's Department) and the Department of the Chief Minister.
Historical consolidations of Acts and subordinate legislation of the Northern Territory are available on the Northern Territory Legislation History database.
Bills introduced in the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory, and numbered Acts and subordinate legislation of the Northern Territory, are available on the Register of Legislation database.
notes.nt.gov.au /dcm/legislat/legislat.nsf?OpenDatabase   (375 words)

 Genetics Legislation
No federal legislation has been passed relating to genetic discrimination in individual insurance coverage or to genetic discrimination in the workplace.
Although no specific federal genetic nondiscrimination legislation has been enacted, some believe that parts of existing nondiscrimination laws could be interpreted to include genetic discrimination.
Federal legislation would establish minimum protections that could be supplemented by state laws.
www.ornl.gov /hgmis/elsi/legislat.html   (3526 words)

 EUROPA - Environment - Legislation
The texts of EU legislation in force are available via EUR-Lex - the portal to European Union law under the heading "Legislation" (Please remember to check there too for details of any modifications/corrections to this legislation!)
To have the full text and annexes/tables of a particular piece of legislation, go to the Legislation page then enter the year, reference number and type of document and click on the magnifying glass icon.
Once you have the search results, you should then select PDF version or, for older legislation where a PDF format is not available, the TIF Image.
europa.eu.int /comm/environment/legis_en.htm   (283 words)

 Idaho Legislature
During this time, legislators are working out of their homes and businesses rather than the Statehouse.
In addition to meeting with constituents, Idaho's legislators will be meeting in interim committees and task forces in preparation for the next legislative session.
Check the Calendar for all legislative meetings scheduled during the interim.
www.legislature.idaho.gov   (179 words)

The Commonwealth government department responsible for this legislation is the Department of Transport and Regional Services together with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
Provides for a number of aspects relating to sea installations including requirements that they be operated in a manner that is consistent with protection of the environment.
Legislation enacted by the State of Queensland which is relevant to the Great Barrier Reef includes the following.
www.gbrmpa.gov.au /corp_site/about_gbrmpa/legislation_regulations.html   (1248 words)

A variety of programs are listed here that help children in schools including state and federal legislation, rules, waivers, statutes and scholarships.
Below is a list of bills that the Governor has taken action on since the last update on August 9th.
Additionally, if you would like to access the full text for any piece of legislation, go to www.ilga.gov on the left hand side of the page, you can search for legislation by bill number.
www.isbe.state.il.us /legislative.htm   (250 words)

 Legislation: Index
Legislation from the 78th General Assembly (1999 and 2000)
Legislation from the 77th General Assembly (1997 and 1998)
Legislation from the 76th General Assembly (1995 and 1996)
www.legis.state.ia.us /GA/78GA/Legislation   (98 words)

 Maryland General Assembly Home Page
Legislative information on this website is updated each night during the Session.
During the legislative session bills and resolutions are referred to committees.
The Department of Legislative Services (DLS) is one of the oldest legislative staff agencies in the nation, maintaining a long and proud tradition of providing nonpartisan professional services for the State legislature and the people of Maryland.
mlis.state.md.us   (824 words)

 BBC SPORT | Other Sport... | Olympics 2012 | Olympics bill comes under attack
And London's organising team insists the legislation is necessary to safeguard the investment of official sponsors.
The IOC argues that the legislation is necessary to safeguard the investment of its official sponsors.
And a DCMS spokesman said speculation on what the new rules would and would not allow was "premature", with businesses to be given two years' notice before the laws were brought in.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/other_sports/olympics_2012/4744983.stm   (670 words)

A general understanding of current legislation affecting counter-terrorism strategies and efforts will help any law enforcement decisionmaker develop a plan for professional training and local emergency response.
Below are links to legislation that outlines our nation's stance on terrorism; establishes protocols for preparation, investigation, and national security; and allocates funds for training, equipment, and response planning.
This report discusses background issues and proposed legislation that would rework Section 215, which is scheduled to expire, and make it permanent.
www.counterterrorismtraining.gov /leg   (4249 words)

Exemplary legislation includes premartial education, high school marriage skills education and divorce education.
Legislation replaced the Florida Commission on Responsible Fatherhood with the Commission on Marriage and Family Support.
May 22 hearing at House Ways and Means Committee, subcommittee on Human Resources, Wally Herger (CA), Chairman, on Welfare Issues and Marriage, it includes the Hearing Advisory, list of witnesses and their testimony (including Jerry Regier, Mark Anderson, Theo Ooms, David Popenoe, Mike and Harriet McManus, Pat Fagan) and the transcript of the hearing.
www.smartmarriages.com /legislation.html   (803 words)

 Ron Paul's Legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For Rep. Paul, each piece of legislation must be examined for its constitutionality; that is, on the basis of whether or not the US Constitution allows the Congress or the Federal Government to engage in the actions described by the proposed legislation.
When a Member of Congress is said to have "sponsored" legislation, this means they are the primary author and originator of the legislation for that particular Congress.
A co-sponsor is a Member of Congress who joins with the sponsor in originally introducing the legislation, or officially supporting it after the measure has been formally introduced to the Congress.
www.house.gov /paul/legis/welcome.htm   (127 words)

 ePolitix.com - UK Legislation, government bills, private members' bills
“Legislation will be introduced to safeguard the welfare of children in circumstances of parental separation and to improve the process of inter-country adoption.” » more
Legislation to restrict smoking in enclosed public places and workplaces will also be introduced.” » more
“Legislation will be brought forward to offer greater support for working families by…improving the provision of childcare.” » more
www.epolitix.com /EN/Legislation   (571 words)

 VerifiedVoting.org : Legislation/Policy
On other web pages, you can research election audit legislation and election recount legislation (coming soon).
If you have updates or corrections on verified voting legislation or requirements, please let us know.
Legislation Outside U.S.A. Please contact us if you know of any such legislation.
www.verifiedvoting.org /article.php?list=type&type=13   (1474 words)

 Tasmanian Legislation Online
Acts that were in force as at 1 February 1997 are available in consolidated form and Acts passed after 1 February 1997 are available in sessional and consolidated form.
You can now view a point-in-time summary which allows you to view components of legislation as they have changed through time.
You are able to request a list of Acts or Statutory Rules that have been Commenced from a selected time point to the present.
www.thelaw.tas.gov.au   (275 words)

 PACE - Legislation
PACE's Legislation Committee analyzes all bills that impact early childhood education and formulates the association's positions on the most critical legislation.
Following the direction set by the Legislative Committee, PACE's legislative advocate represents the interests of its statewide members to the Legislature and governor.
(regulatory agency) The Legislation Committee members also assist PACE members to be more effective advocates themselves, coordinating their efforts to advocate on issues of concern to their centers and communities via workshops, online advocacy assistance, and the Day at the Capitol.
www.pacenet.org /legislation.html   (118 words)

 CanOSH - Legislation
Occupational health and safety legislation in Canada outlines the general rights and responsibilities of the employer, the supervisor and the worker.
Federal legislation applies to employees of the federal government and federal corporations.
Provincial or territorial legislation applies in most other workplaces in the specific province or territory.
www.canoshweb.org /en/legislation.html   (307 words)

 Wisconsin Legislation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wisconsin legislative sessions are referred to by the odd-numbered year in which the session starts.
All bills introduced are named for the odd-numbered year of the legislative session regardless of whether they are introduced in an odd or even-numbered year, except for special session bills, which include the month the special session began in the title -- January 2002 Special Session Senate Bill 1, for example.
Each Wisconsin bill and resolution has a history that lists the dates and legislative actions affecting the proposal from its introduction to final disposition and the associated page numbers for the house journals.
www.legis.state.wi.us /billtrack.html   (233 words)

 Legislation - Board of Equalization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These analyses address various administrative, cost, revenue and policy issues associated with proposed legislation; they should not be construed to reflect or suggest the Board's formal position.
The committee considers issues relating to Board-sponsored Legislative proposals and recommends Board positions on Assembly and Senate bills.
These bulletins are prepared at the end of each year to summarize and highlight the tax-related law changes enacted during that session which impact BOE.
www.boe.ca.gov /legdiv/legcont.htm   (148 words)

 Legislation - Department of the Environment and Heritage
Legislation - Department of the Environment and Heritage
Ozone protection and synthetic greenhouse gases legislation and regulations
Renewable energy (mandatory renewable energy target) legislative framework
www.deh.gov.au /about/legislation.html   (189 words)

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